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Coroner Philip Comyn returned an open verdict and extended his sympathies to Richie Scanlon’s nephews on their uncle’s death. File photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

It is troubling that a reclusive pensioner lay dead in his Cork city home for more than six months without any State agencies or services noticing, a (...)

 Timmy Hourihane, who was killed in Cork early on Sunday.

Gardaí believe that a 53-year-old homeless man killed in Cork city over the weekend was the victim of a spontaneous attack by possibly more than one p(...)

Jack Downey (19) from Clonmel, Co Tipperary, pictured with his mother Elaine. Photograph: Clonmel Óg Hurling and Football Facebook page

Gardaí investigating the death of a teenager from a suspected drugs overdose at a music festival last weekend say they are following a definite line o(...)

A Google Maps view of the corner of Park Avenue and Blackrock Road

A coroner has recommended that all local authorities carry out a review of their road infrastructure following any fatal road traffic collision, after(...)

 Gardaí at the scene of a fatal stabbing on Clinchs Court, North Strand, Dublin on Friday. Photograph:   Colin Keegan/Collins

A man killed in a knife attack in Dublin’s north inner city has been named as Aidan McMenamy. The 45-year-old victim was stabbed to death at 4am at C(...)

Vytas Lemnickis was found unconscious in his cell on the Committal Unit at Cork Prison four hours after being admitted

The Irish Prison Service should keep its checklist for screening prisoners being admitted to Irish jails under constant review following the death of (...)

Gardai and forensic officers at the Elderwood Complex in Boreenmanna Road in Cork where the 2 year-old girl died. Photograph: Provision

A woman has been arrested in connection with the death of two-year-old girl at an apartment block in Cork city last Friday. The woman is being held f(...)

Gardai at the scene of the  fatal stabbing on O’Connell Street.Photograph: Crispin Rodwell

A homeless man stabbed to death on Dublin’s O’Connell Street was a friend of the man believed to have fatally wounded him with a long-bladed knife. B(...)

Gardaí have forwarded a file to the Director of Public Prosecutions following the death of a schoolgirl who was struck by a car as she was crossing the road on New Year’s Eve in Co Cork.

Gardaí have forwarded a file to the Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP) following the death of a schoolgirl who was struck by a car as she was cross(...)

Peggy Sue Adams (left) who was killed in the crash, pictured with her husband Jack

A sat nav was not to blame for a fatal crash in Cork which killed two American tourists in September 2017, an inquest has heard. James Baker (62) and(...)

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